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Hi there! I know it is currently not considered top-notch, but I have had wonderful luck maintaining healthy, long-lived dogs on Purina feeds. I recently decided to increase the protein content in my dogs' diet to support their very active routines...the Purina products that fit the bill were Purina One True Instinct turkey and venison and Purina Pro Plan Sport. (My vet said my dogs should NOT be on a grain-free routine, due to another issue, so I am looking at their standard products.) I like the price point and convenience of True Instinct and the dogs really go for it and I can't really come up with any complaints, except I worry that it is only "fair" kibble. The nutritional content of Pro Plan looks really solid, their piles are smaller on it, and the dander/dandruff of one of the dogs has virtually disappeared. However...both dogs are nibbling more grass while on Pro Plan and my beagle (who usually has a cast-iron stomach) had a vomiting episode yesterday. It may or may not be related, but it certainly bears watching.... Does anyone else use Purina products, specifically Pro Plan and/or Purina One who can share experiences? Also, I seem to remember reading somewhere that One and Pro Plan were virtually made the same way at the plant, with some minor tweaks...don't know if that is valid or not...? Thanks in advance for any feedback you might have.
EDIT--I don't know why this post has an angry face emoji! I am new here and must have pressed a wrong button. I am not angry LOL!!!
 

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How long has it been since you changed their food? They may still be adjusting to the new food. Did you switch foods slowly or do a fast switch? Sometimes changing foods too quickly can cause stomach upset. For what it's worth, I have used Pro Plan in the past. Both dogs did well on it.
 

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I have used Purina Proplan hypoallergenic (from their prescription line) in a foster dog that had food allergies before. She did great on it - small poops, glossy coat, and palatability was high. That is my only experience with it so far; but I hear lots of good things about dogs on Pro Plan, and it's always at the back of my mind as a food to try some day.
 

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Proplan Sport is my backup food for when I need to feed kibble to my wolfdogs. Normally they eat a raw diet with just 1 cup of kibble each per day for the adults and 1/4 cup for the puppy but, when traveling with them and raw simply isn't an option, they will eat all kibble readily and, do great on it. No digestive issues, good stools, no weight change, no loss of coat condition. I've had them on kibble only for up to a month straight. It is one of the few available at grocery and discount stores (like Wal Mart) that meets the nutritional needs of the wolfdogs and, when traveling, I want something I can easily get just about anywhere.
 
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